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Ghana: Hundreds displaced by flood water

– – Hundreds of people have been displaced in Ghana’s capital Accra after torrential rains continue to wreck havoc in parts of the country. The rains have increased the water level in the Weija Dam which is the main water treatment plant in the capital. The dam is currently at a level of 49.5 feet as against the maximum operating… Read More
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Ghana to host inaugural Africa Bitcoin Conference

– – Jack Dorsey, Chairman of Block and co-founder of Twitter will attend the first Africa Bitcoin Conference happening in Accra, Ghana on 5 – 7 December 2022, as a keynote speaker. Jack Dorsey who co-founded Twitter now heads Block, a conglomerate of fintech companies housing Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, TBD. Block builds tools to make the economy more… Read More
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Ghana: Lion kills an intruder at Accra zoo

– – A middle-aged man has been killed by a lion at a zoo in Ghana’s capital Accra. The man is said to have broken into the lions’ cage, after which he was attacked and injured by one of them. He has been confirmed dead after sustaining injuries. Authorities at the zoo do not know the motivation for the man’s… Read More
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ECOWAS leaders hold summit in Accra to review developments in the sub-region

ECOWAS leaders have gathered in Ghana’s capital, Accra where they are meeting for the 61st ordinary session of the authority of heads of state and government. The West African leaders are discussing several developments that have taken place in the sub-region over the past year as they forge a better future for the regional body. At the summit a new… Read More
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ECOWAS leaders meet in Accra over political situation in Mali

– – ECOWAS leaders are meeting in Ghana’s capital, Accra to discuss the political situation in Mali, after the ruling military junta there said it cannot hold elections next month. Mali’s military leaders carried out a coup in August 2020, deposing then president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. A transition team led by the military has been ruling the country since then… Read More
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Ghana: NIB compensates ex-worker for demotion, ill-treatment

– – The National Investment Bank (NIB) in Ghana has paid 12 months Basic Salary as compensation for the demotion and I’ll treatment of its former Head of Human Resources, Senyo M. Adjabeng. The payment followed the 2021 ruling of the National Labour Commission after a complaint filed by Mr. Adjabeng against the Bank in 2017. In its ruling, the… Read More
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Around The World: Accra to host multicultural food and drink festival

– – With just days to this year’s Christmas, EchoHouse Ghana Limited has announced it is hosting the biggest family event this holiday season called Around the World: Food and Drink Festival. The maiden edition of the festival, which will be held on December 24, 25, and 26 at the Polo Court in Airport City, will feature some of the… Read More
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UNESCO names Ghana’s Accra as World Book Capital for 2023

– – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has named Ghana’s capital, Accra as its World Book Capital for 2023. The West African nation will host the World Book Capital after Mexico’s Guadalajara in 2022. In a statement UNESCO said “the city of Accra was selected for its strong focus on young people and their potential to… Read More
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Ghanaians call for their country to be fixed with a street protest

– – Thousands of Ghanaians mainly young people on Wednesday staged a street protest, demonstrating over the state of the country’s economy and general state of development. What started as a social media campaign months ago with the hashtag #Fixthecountry, has now become a major movement led by young people. Wednesday’s protest lasted for over four hours with protesters holding… Read More
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Dead dolphins and fishes washed ashore in Ghana

– – More than 60 dead dolphins and tonnes of different species of fish have been washed ashore along the coasts of Ghana. In Axim-Bewire in the Western Region, over 60 dolphins were washed ashore on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Prior to that discovery, tonnes of large species of fish have also been spotted in Osu in the capital Accra… Read More